Low-power Heartbeat Detection Algorithm and Structure Using Modified CIC Filter Banks

Modified CIC 필터뱅크를 이용한 저전력 심장박동수 측정 알고리즘 및 구조

  • Oh, Seung-Lee (Dept. of Information and Technology Engineering, Sangmyung Univ.) ;
  • Jang, Young-Beom (Dept. of Information and Technology Engineering, Sangmyung Univ.)
  • 오승리 (상명대학교 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 장영범 (상명대학교 정보통신공학과)
  • Received : 2012.10.08
  • Accepted : 2012.12.31
  • Published : 2013.02.01


In this paper, low-power heart beat detection algorithm and structure is proposed. The proposed detection algorithm utilizes filter banks to display a specific beat per minute(BPM) from the heart beat signals. Since general filter banks need a lot of computation to calculate a BPM, we propose the filter banks structure using modified CIC(Cascaded Integrator Comb) filters. It is shown that the proposed modified CIC filter banks algorithm can display the BPM from the heart beat signals precisely and efficiently.


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